Vocational Instructor (Episode 68)

Education is an important part in everyone’s life. And when you’re ready for further education, you’ll rely on the assistance of a good teacher. Let’s meet one: the vocational instructor. Hi. Well, hi. Brian. I’m Jacquie. Hi. We’ve been expecting you. My name is Jaccquie Scobie and I’m a faculty member of the practical nursing […]

Sawmill Operator (Episode 26)

It’s a job that requires attention to detail and a commitment to safety. Do you have what it takes to be a sawmill machine operator? Throw on some protective gear and find out. Hi. I’m Viviana. Hi, Viviana. I’m Travis. Nice to meet you. Nice to meet you, too. These presents for me? You bet […]

Compass: Rural Minnesota Workforce and Business Strategies

– [Announcer] The following program is a production of Pioneer Public Television. (whimsical flute music) (solemn piano music) (contemporary pop music) – Hello and welcome to Compass. This week a look at what many employers in western Minnesota say is their biggest problem, finding workers. Why is this a problem and how can employers and […]

Ironworker (Episode 54)

There are many steps between a blueprint and a finished building. Today, we meet one of the key players involved in construction. These workers install and assemble what is essentially the skeleton of a building. Let’s meet the iron worker. Hi. I’m Viviana. Hi! I’m Lisa. Nice to meet you! It’s nice to meet you! […]

Pipefitter (Episode 56)

There’s a complex structure of pipes responsible for air flow, water supply and hydraulics, in anything from buildings to ships. The next career assembles and maintains these systems… on this submarine! Let’s meet the pipefitter. Hi! Howdy. I’m Viviana. I’m Darshan. Nice to meet you. Nice to meet you, too. So, this is where you […]